University of Baltimore | Groups



How to Create an “election” in CampusGroups


Step 1: Log into CampusGroups

Step 2: Select “Surveys & Forms”

Step 3: Click the “Create” tab

Step 4: Click the “Election” icon

Step 5: Customize the name of the election

Step 6: Select “settings” and adjust according to your needs

Step 6b: Ensure to check the “access” section under “settings” to ensure that:
  • Login is required
  • Anonymous Answers are selected
  • Single Answer option is selected

Step 7: Click Save

Step 8: Create an introduction

Step 9: Click on Add question button

Step 10: Select the election question type and add candidates’ information

Step 11. Click Save

Step 12: Repeat Step 10 and 11 for the other positions that are up for election

Step 13: Click Preview to view what users will see and to ensure that everything appears properly

Step 14: From the Surveys page and click on Access to select where you want to publish the survey and the people in your group who are allowed to vote for that election

Step 15: You can select only the current students (in most cases only current students can vote for student clubs' elections)

Step 16: Send the survey to yourself and fill it in for testing purposes

Step 17: Once you are ready, composing an email and attaching the link to the Election
 in the email.

Step 18: Once the vote has taken place, you can check submissions and view results by clicking on View

Step 19: Click on Stats to access statistics, answers ratios, and date/time of answers